A race to the finish

It is amazing how quickly 12 weeks goes, and how quickly good intentions also vanish.  Three months ago I signed up to do a 5.7km run as part of the Melbourne Marathon being held tomorrow.

 

running shoes

bought with the best of intentions

 

My training regime has consisted of buying new running shoes, a string of late nights, drinking white wine instead of going for planned runs (it was raining), sleeping in instead of going for planned runs (it was cold & dark), and have only started a few cursory 2.5km walk/jog/shuffle combos in the last 3 weeks.

Thus you can imagine I am somewhat anxious about tomorrow’s event.  Still, I reckon I can manage it that I’ll have enough energy to run victorious into the MCG (before they close the gates!)

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About julieinmelbourne

Live in Melbourne born in Adelaide, and thus love Cooper's Pale Ale, Haigh's chocolates and a good Mclaren Vale shiraz. But am now also addicted to 'good' coffee, wearing black, and footy at the MCG
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One Response to A race to the finish

  1. Hey Julie,
    Very entertaining and validating blogs, I can relate to nearly everything you write about.
    JenstillinAdelaidenotmuchchangesforme

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